Possibility to get long-term visas to the USA and Canada
No global income, dividends, wealth and inheritance tax
Information on obtaining citizenship is not disclosed to third parties
Visa-free or visa on arrival access to more than 151 countries
All family members can obtain citizenship within 3-5 months
Parents (55 and older) and children (up to 30) can obtain citizenship together with an investor
No need to visit the island during application process
No requirement to reside in the country
Normally, the process takes from 3 to 5 months. Investors must meet the following criteria:
Absence of sanctions, restrictions or bans on entry the EU countries, the USA, the UK and Canada
Absence of a criminal record and criminal proceedings for serious crimes
Ability to confirm the legality of the source of income
Impeccable personal and business reputation
Good health condition
Children under 30 years old
Children, regardless of age, having a mental or physical disability
Parents of the main applicant and/or spouse 55 years and older
Citizenship can be inherited
We’ll cover the following information:
$ 150,000 – a minimum non-refundable contribution
Examples of calculations:
For 1 applicant - $ 158.297
For a family of four - $ 168.500
$ 200,000 – a minimum investment in a real estate project approved by the government
Examples of calculations:
For 1 applicant - $ 243,047
For a family of four - $ 292,688
The total cost of obtaining citizenship depends on the investment option, number and age of applicants, as well as the selected package of services. Fill out the form and within 10 minutes you will receive an individual cost calculation + comparison with other programs.
Our expert who has worked with more than 150 CBI cases in the Caribbean will consult you. He’ll describe all the peculiarities of the St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship program, its advantages and disadvantages, and tell you about similar cases from his practice.
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Our specialist in the St.Kitts and Nevis CBI program will contact you to discuss all the details
The following steps are described for reference purpose only. The main thing that we want to underline is that Migronis takes care of preparation and submission of your case. You only need to provide the original documents. We will do all the paperwork ourselves.
Free preliminary background check (due diligence) of an applicant (1 day) and contract signing in one of our offices or remotely. At this stage, it will be sufficient to provide the passport copies of all family members who will be included in the citizenship application.
Result of the stage: background check report + signed contract.
We receive Police Certificates, fill out government forms, arrange notarization, translation and apostilization of all the necessary documents, and send the package to the Citizenship by Investment Unit of St.Kitts and Nevis.
You submit the original documents and sign the forms and other documents that we prepare by ourselves.
Result of the stage: Confirmation of documents received by the government.
The Citizenship by Investment Unit carries out the processing of the case during the period from 3 to 5 months. Sometimes there are delays of up to 12 months, and additional documents may be requested. A visit to the island is not required.
Result of the stage: Approval in principle is issued.
Applicant’s actions: Pay the required amount of investment within a month after the approval is issued.
After paying the investment and fees, our lawyer in Saint Kitts and Nevis receives a certificate of registration along with a passport and sends it either to one of our offices where we give it to you, or sends it to you directly. Passport is valid for 10 years. A child’s passport is valid for 5 years. We will remind you to renew the passport 6 months prior to its expiration date.
Obtaining a driver's license in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Utility bill, local phone number, as well as other documents.
Replacement and restoration of a passport within 7-14 days in case of its loss/damage/expiration without your visit to the island.
Registration of a company and opening an account at a local bank. It’s required to visit Saint Kitts in order to open an account and obtain a driver's license.
We described the procedure of obtaining St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship in every detail, dividing every step into stages, providing examples and photos of all the documents. This material is also available in video format.Show case
You pay only after your case is approved and you’ve obtained your citizenship. Payment can also be made through world-renowned escrow agents. In this case, all funds shall be kept on the agent’s account until you receive citizenship.
In St. Kitts, it is very important to have a local certified specialist who understands the local specifics of work. We work without intermediaries and therefore are responsible for the results.
Our offices are located in different time zones, so we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Want to see for yourself? Send us a message online or call us now.
Apart from obtaining a passport, we can help you get a driver’s license, registration address (utility bill), local telephone number. We can also help you open a bank account and register a company.
We receive Police Certificates, fill out government forms, arrange notarization, translation and apostilization of all the necessary documents, and send the package to the Citizenship by Investment Unit of St.Kitts and Nevis. Our partner on the island controls the process over there and receives passports afterwards. Your participation is kept to a minimum: you only provide the original documents, make the necessary payments and sign the forms.
Our lawyers are based both in the CIS countries and in the countries where we apply for citizenship and residency.
We start working on a case only if we 100% sure we can help a client to obtain citizenship or residency. For this purpose, we conduct a preliminary background check (due diligence), submit a report and our recommendations. Only after that we sign the contract and proceed with the case.
In order to implement the post-paid service mechanism, we have perfectly adjusted our internal processes. Our goal is to provide the service within the shortest possible time and with a successful result, because only in this case we will get our service fees. On the average, preparation of documents takes from 5 to 25 days.
We have extensive experience and honestly talk about both successful cases and difficult situations in our blog. We do not recommend programs that do not function well (for example, in Bulgaria), or offer overvalued real estate to obtain citizenship (most of the projects on the islands).
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Children under 18 years of age who are not married and who are fully supported by the main applicant;
Children from 18 to 30 years old, unmarried, in full-time attendance at a recognized institution of higher learning, and fully financed by the main applicant;
Children who have a mental or physical disability, regardless of age;
Parents of the main applicant and/or spouse over 55 years of age;
Former spouse cannot obtain citizenship.
Unlike other Caribbean citizens, they were born after their parents' reunification. For this purpose, no additional donation is required.
Citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis can apply for a long-term visa to the United States for the period of up to 10 years, with the right to stay in the country for up to 6 months a year. Visa may be obtained in one of the U.S. consulates.
Visa-free regime with the countries of the Schengen zone (you can stay for 90 days out of 180):
Visa-free travel to the UK (you can stay for 6 months a year):
No additional documents and prior registration required for crossing these borders.
Confirmation of employment and/or ownership of business is required. The following documents may be requested:
- certificate of salary, dividends received;
- certificate from the tax authorities;
- documents on the sale of real estate or other assets;
- an extract from the brokerage account on the sale of securities or income received;
- sale or gift contract;
- other documents confirming the acquisition of income.
One or several documents can be provided, the checklist is agreed when preparing the case.
No taxes imposed on global income, dividends, wealth and inheritance.
It is possible to get a registration address (rental agreement and utility bill), driving license without the need of passing an exam if a valid driving license is available (a one-day visit is required), local phone number, social insurance number when you open a local company and payroll.
According to the legislation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the participant of the program must own a real estate object for at least 5 years. Only on the expiration of this period, you will be entitled to sell the real estate object. Violation of conditions may lead to deprivation of citizenship and loss of investment. In case, when the conditions are met, after 5 years, citizenship will be deemed to be granted for life.
In case of a collective investment ($ 200,000 instead of $ 400,000), the investor must own the property for more than 7 years. The new buyer of the object also has the right to obtain citizenship.
An applicant does not pass a due diligence check and their application for citizenship is rejected. An investor can also be deprived of the citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis if the status was obtained by providing false information, fraud or concealment of actual information.
By providing false information;
Existence of outstanding conviction or criminal proceedings for serious criminal offenses in any country of the world;
If the applicant poses a potential threat to public order, national security or the reputation of St. Kitts and Nevis or any other country;
If your application for a visa to a country with which Saint Kitts and Nevis has a visa-free regime has been denied.
GDP 2017 - $ 930 million (increased by 3.11% if compared to $ 900 million in 2016);
Population - 54,821 (as of 2016);
The capital is Basseterre;
Sectors of the economy - offshore business, tourism, agriculture;
Doing Business 2017 ranking - ranked 134 out of 190, according to the ease of doing business.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is also:
- Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations;
- Member of the Organization of American States;
- Member of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States OECS;
- Member of the Caribbean Community CARICOM since July 26, 1974.
The island has an international airport that receives regular flights from the USA, Canada, and the UK. The neighboring Caribbean islands are easily accessible by a private jet.
The St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment program is the oldest in the world and the most reputable in the Caribbean, operating since 1984. The number of citizenships issued as of October 1, 2018, is 16,544. Several celebrities have publicly announced that they are economic citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis, including Pavel Durov (a Russian entrepreneur) and Roger Ver (a well-known cryptocurrency investor). Passport of Saint Kitts and Nevis ranks 26th out of 106 in the ranking of the most influential passports of the world.